IMAGE:(From left) Russian track and field athlete Sergey Shubenkov, pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva and high jumper Anna Chicherova attend a news conference in Moscow (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Russia was the leading doping offender in global sport during 2014, followed by Italy and India, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Wednesday. Russia, whose participation in the Rio Olympics' athletics programme is in doubt due to a doping scandal, ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Most sports seem meaningless when cut back to base level but many served a purpose back in the day. In pole vaulting, for instance, the sport evolved in Europe from people trying to cross from one side of a canal to the other. In the late 1800s, ...New Zealand Herald, 1 week ago
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France's Renaud Lavillenie on Thursday night attempted to break his world record in the pole vault, but settled for the gold medal in the event at the IAAF World Indoor Championships. Lavillenie beat the US Sam Kendricks for the championship, ...Taipei Times Online, 1 month ago Lavillenie, Suhr bag top honours Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Athletics: Lavillenie and Suhr win first golds of 2016 World Indoor Championships EuroNews, 1 month ago Lavillenie attempts pole vault record at world indoors Mail.com, 1 month ago
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MOSCOW— As a new doping scandal roiled the Russian sporting world, a decision whether to ban Russian athletes from the 2016 Rio Games over previous violations went into overtime. On Friday, the International Association of Athletics Federations ...VOA News, 1 month ago Whos to blame for the meldonium Russias athletes doctors or officials IrishSun.com, 1 month ago
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